Erick Zenteno '25 received the National Forensic League Speaking and Service Award from the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA). Students earn this award when they reach the maximum number of service points in the NSDA Honor Society in a given school year. Of the more than 140,000 members of the NSDA, fewer than 300 students receive this recognition.
On Thursday, November 9th, twenty Carolina Day School Investment Club members traveled to Furman University in Greenville, SC. During their visit, club members toured Furman University, met with the President and Vice President of Furman’s Student Investment Club, and heard from Furman’s Chief Investment Officer regarding the strategies Furman is utilizing to grow and strengthen its 800 million dollar endowment.
Recently, the Carolina Day School One-Act Class presented The Trial by Anthony Book at the North Carolina Theatre Conference’s High School Play Festival, for which they took home several awards and the festival's highest rating: superior.
As the fall season drew to a close, the Carolina Day School Wildcats had much to celebrate and reflect upon. With an array of standout performances, the Wildcats showcased their determination and sportsmanship in various disciplines. Let's take a closer look at their achievements.
Carolina Day School is pleased to announce the establishment of the Will Elmore ’92 Service Learning & Leadership Endowment, a unique initiative created by the Elmore family to honor their beloved son and alumnus, Will Elmore, to support the development of both students and staff together through service learning and leadership experiences.
Three Upper School students just earned well-deserved academic accolades from multiple institutions!
The Alumni Association presents three prestigious awards to honor deserving graduates, faculty, coaches, and friends of Carolina Day and its predecessor schools.
The Board of Trustees proudly announces the appointment of Brett Fuhrman as the Interim Head of School for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years, and CDS announces several significant appointments to leadership and staffing positions within the school.
The 2022-23 school year witnessed an impressive resurgence of community engagement and record-breaking philanthropic achievements. We share some notable highlights.
The Board of Trustees of Carolina Day School are pleased to announce the new Officers and Committee Chairs for the CDS Board, approved unanimously, and effective July 1, 2023.
On Thursday, June 1, 2023, faculty, staff, friends, family, and coaches gathered to celebrate recently graduated senior Eszter Klein '23 as she took her first step to pursue collegiate gymnastics. At the ceremony, she signed her national letter of intent with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds.
The end of another rigorous and rewarding academic year is upon us. Campus is busy with end-of-year programs, grading, final projects, and celebrations. In the midst of this bustling activity, our Upper School paused yesterday to recognize the students and faculty who have made significant contributions to both the Upper School and to their own personal development.
As the spring semester races toward its end, our PK–8 division celebrates a year of joyful growth as our students exceed expectations in academic and leadership development.
The CDS community gathered on campus on Friday, May 12, 2023, to celebrate Liam Miller ’23, who will pursue the sport of lacrosse at the college level. At the ceremony, he signed his national letter of intent with the Quakers, Guilford College’s Division III athletic program.
Carolina Day's own resident Grade 5 poet, Milly, won an Honorable Mention for this year's National Carl Sandburg Poetry Contest for her poem "The Sky."
Carolina Day junior Lily Everette can finally focus on doing the thing she loves — playing baseball. Everette is allowed to play after sitting out last season due to Rule 3.8 of the North Carolina Independent Schools Association preventing girls from playing on a boys team, regardless of whether they offered the sport for girls. However, that changed this past April when the NCISAA instituted a two-year pilot program, permitting girls to play baseball.
Carolina Day School had a great showing at the Odyssey of the Mind Regional Tournament at McDowell High School on Saturday, February 25, 2023. CDS brought six teams and all six teams qualified to advance to the State Tournament.
Carolina Day School congratulates the students whose works were selected from among thousands entered into the Southeast Regional division of the Scholastic Writing Awards.
In 2023, Carolina Day School began implementing a new visitor management system that will assist our school staff in keeping our students safe. This new system facilitates visitor screening, visitor badge printing, notifications – all in one place. Our school staff will know in real-time all visitors and students coming and going from our campus, increasing the safety of students, teachers, and staff.
Congratulations to the following CDS students for being recognized in the WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards, sponsored by Asheville Art Museum (2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC). Students in grades 7–12 from across our region submit work for this highly competitive, juried competition.